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appropriate
used in The Crystal Shard

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • Perhaps the drow masters had outfitted their spies more appropriately for the surface world, Errtu reasoned.
    Book 3 — Cryshal-Tirith (50% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
appropriate from their culture
Definition
to take without asking — often without right
  • Abruptly, Regis pulled the ruby pendant out from under his waistcoat and stared at the wondrous gem he had appropriated from his former master a thousand miles and more to the south, in Calimport.
    Book 1 — Ten-TOwns (18% in)
appropriated = taken
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?  —7 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • The search to find an appropriate spot from which he could call the demon took Drizzt over an hour, and he spent several more preparing the area.
    Book 3 — Cryshal-Tirith (44% in)
  • Beorg was careful to give the appropriate response.
    Book 1 — Ten-TOwns (29% in)
  • It had originally been built for the meetings of the ten spokesmen, but as interest in the councils had died away, Cassius, skilled in diplomacy and not above using strong-arm tactics, had appropriated the palace as his official residence and moved the council hall to a vacant warehouse tucked away in a remote corner of the city.
    Book 1 — Ten-TOwns (54% in)
  • Finding an appropriate clearing, he hastily set up a small campsite.
    Book 2 — Wulfgar (28% in)
  • I shall follow Crenshinibon's advice when I deem it appropriate," he told Errtu.
    Book 2 — Wulfgar (36% in)
  • "Take this to the appropriate spot and perform the ceremony of raising," he instructed.
    Book 2 — Wulfgar (36% in)
  • The first of the giants passed under, but the cat waited obediently, still as death, for the appropriate time.
    Book 2 — Wulfgar (74% in)

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